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Howard Gardner (1333)

Cognitive psychology, developmental psychology, educational psychology, neuropsychology
1943, Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
Short Biography
Howard Earl Gardner (born July 11, 1943) is an American developmental psychologist and the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education at Harvard University. He is currently the Senior ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA summa cum laude (Social Relations) Harvard College, 1965
  • PhD Harvard University, 1971
Appointments & Honors
  • Harvard project Zero, Research Associate 1971-3, Co-director, 1972-95, Chairman of Steering Committee, 1995-
  • Boston University School of Medicine, Research Associate in Neurology, 1972-5, Assistant Professor of Neurology, 1975-9, Associate Professor, 1979-84, Professor, 1984-7, Adjunct Research Professor, 1987-
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education, Lecturer in Education, 1974, Senior Research Associate, 1977-86, Professor, 1986-
  • Claude Bernard Journalism Award, 1975
  • MacArthur Prize Fellowship ('genius prize'), 1981
  • American Psychological Foundation Award for best book in psychology, 1984
  • William James Award, 1987
  • Educational Press of America distinguished achievement award, 1989, 1994
  • Best Friend of Children's Museums, American Association of Youth Museums, 1992
  • Hon. Dr, Curry College, 1992, New England Conservatory of Music, 1993, Indiana University, 1995
  • Governor's (Pennsylvania) Award for Excellence in the Humanities, 1994
  • Teachers College Medal for Distinguished Service to Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, 1994
  • Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow, Stanford University, 1994-5
Principal Publications
  • 1975 The Shattered Mind. Knopf.
  • 1982 Art, Mind, and Brain: A Cognitive Approach to Creativity. Basic Books.
  • 1983 Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. Basic Books.
  • 1985 The Mind's New Science: A History ofthe Cognitive Revolution. Basic Books.
  • 1991 The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools should Teach. Basic Books.
  • 1993 Multiple Intelligences: The Theory into Practice. Basic Books.
  • 1993 Creating Minds: An Anatomy of Creativity Seen Through the Lives of Freud, Einstein, Picasso, Stravinsky, Eliot, Graham, and Gandhi. Basic Books.
  • 1995 Leading Minds: An Anatomy of Leadership. Basic Books (with E. Laskin).